Football fans are excited with the latest proposed changes to the Football League [Tweets]

English football is set to undergo a major overhaul in the coming years. On Thursday, the Football League announced its plan to increase the number of professional leagues in England from four to five. In 1994-95, the Premier League needed to reduce from 22 clubs to 20. It was managed in one season, by relegating the bottom four clubs and promoting only two from the First Division. The process continued down to the Third Division, which expanded from 22 teams to 24. The new proposed structure will have five leagues with…

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Leicester City loanee on the brink of historical record

Leicester City are seven points clear on top of the Premier League table with six matches left to play, while Middlesbrough are three points down from Championship leaders Burnley, while having played one game less. That means both clubs are racing towards a title finish, and if the Foxes and Boro are able to pull it off, one player would register an historical record. Ritchie De Laet started the season at Leicester, the club he joined during the summer of 2012 from Manchester United for little less than £1 million.…

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Barnsley fans went nuts after winning the Football League Trophy [Video]

Barnsley came from behind to beat Oxford United 3-2 at Wembley Stadium and lift the Football League Trophy, also known as the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, for the first time in their history. Not surprisingly, the fans of Barnsley went nuts after the win and were chanting “You only sing when you’re rowing” to Oxford fans after the final.

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League One season review

A strong finish to the previous campaign suggested that Bristol City would be a force to reckoned with for 2014-15, and high hopes were certainly emanating from Ashton Gate, especially as the loss of top scorer Sam Baldock was softened by the arrival of a host of quality players. Exciting playmaker Luke Freeman, midfield general Korey Smith and defender Luke Ayling were among those who joined, as well as striking duo Kieran Agard and Aaron Wilbraham, the latter as the result of a chance meeting with manager Steve Cotterill in…

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